Location Systems

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OCSE collects locate information from federal, state and private sources to help state child support programs establish and enforce fair and equitable child support orders. This information includes employment and wages, SSA benefits, military entitlements, financial accounts and balances, insurance claims, unemployment, and child support case data.

Two major location systems collect and exchange data daily:

Specific federal law has authorized the FPLS to provide NDNH information to authorized state and federal agencies to assist with fraud prevention and eligibility determinations.

If you have a child support case, please take a look at our Families page.  If you have questions about your case, please contact your state or local child support office for assistance.

Most Recent & Requested Documents for Location Systems RSS Feed

  • Release 14-02 Minor: Manifest

    Published: August 19, 2014
    Describes FCR, FCE, IM, QUICK, and SSP enhancements for implementation in Release 14-02
  • State Services Portal at a Glance

    Published: July 11, 2014
    The FPLS State Service Portal at a Glance provides a brief synopsis of each application available through the portal  
  • Federal Case Registry Options Matrix by State

    Published: June 27, 2014
    Current status of options selected by states to receive additional FPLS data or take advantage of filtering offered by the FCR
  • Release 14-01 Minor: Manifest

    Published: June 13, 2014
    Describes the FCR, FCE, IM, IRG, and State Services Portal enhancements for implementation in Release 14-01
  • FCR Query Navigation Guide

    Published: June 3, 2014
    Provides screen-by-screen instructions for navigating the FCR Query application on the FPLS State Services Portal
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